The cause of a fire this past Friday on Middle Street in Barton has been determined. An electric heater, at the home of Keith and Hope Vanmeter fell onto its power cord, causing the cord to get hot and ignite. The fire caused a total of $30,000 to the structure and its contents. One firefighter suffered a non-life-threatening injury, while fighting the fire. The family was displaced and is being assisted by the American Red Cross.